Youth Empowerment

Sports and Education

Whether it’s basketball or soccer, boxing or swimming, sport builds character and promotes teamwork. CARE’s Power Within signature program uses the convening power of sport to engage impoverished youth with each other and their communities.

Promoting Youth Empowerment: Lessons From Neo Juventud in Ecuador

As part of the LIFT-UP Initiative, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, CARE Ecuador explored the impact of Neo Juventud, a comprehensive development program tailored for young men and women in Palmar, a rural and impoverished area of Ecuador.

Innovation Through Sport: Promoting Leaders, Empowering Youth

The Innovation through Sport: Promoting Leaders, Empowering Youth (ITSPLEY) project, administered through CARE’s Gender and Empowerment Unit, is a pioneering initiative that uses the "convening power of sports" to minimize the effects of poverty and social injustice on marginalized youth, especia

Community Health and Social Change: The HOGASA Project in Honduras

Through broad collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other local partners, HOGASA has contributed to significant decreases in maternal and infant death and improved management of healthcare resources in western Honduras.

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